If you’ve ever witnessed a loved one struggle with addiction, or perhaps you’ve fought the battle yourself, then you know all too well how challenging that fight is. It’s truly a remarkable thing when people can overcome their demons and live the life they’ve always wanted.
Whether you can identify with the struggle, or know someone who could use the inspiration–check out these amazing before and after sobriety photos. This is all the proof we need that there is always hope.
You can definitely see the change here!
To show how truly far he’s come, this guy poses in the same shirt. Not only has he shed a few pounds, but he’s dropped the wine for a refreshing glass of water.
One word: WOW!
This is what it looks like to stop drinking and start believing in yourself again.
All in one year
In a single year this guy regained his smile and his sobriety. Good for him!
He regained his health
This guy was suffering, but then he commited to making the change. Sobriety looks good on him.
All of this in only six months!
She committed to getting sober and regaining her health. Look at how amazing she looks!
So many changes in such a short time
This guy admits that he always put his health off when he was caught up in his addiction. In only seven months, he totally turned it around.
This is what dedication looks like
This guy has been sober for two years. You can definitely tell a difference in his health and confidence just by looking at this picture series.
Thankful to be alive
This man can’t help but reflect on what alcohol took from him and the hard work he put in to gain it all back. Well done!
It’s all in the eyes
The lady on the left looks like she’s going through the worst time in her life. Check out the amazing changes in the picture on the right. That smile says everything.
One day at a time
In three months of sobriety this man was able to regain his health and focus on his own happiness again.
Fighting for herself
This woman was sick and tired of how she looked and felt. She got real about getting sober and feels so much better because of it!
Putting herself first
This woman checked herself into rehab and never looked back. Good for her for realizing the problem and doing something about it.
The decision that changed it all
This woman commits herself to going to AA meetings. Her dedication shows!
Before, she would order two drinks at a time. Now, she focuses on the more important things in life: herself.
Doing what it takes
This guy went from being afraid he would kill someone while he was drunk driving to living the best life he could possibly imagine.
Learning new hobbies
He used to spend his time drinking and throwing up in bathrooms, but now he spends time with his loved ones. Such a huge difference!
No more lying
This woman loves that being sober means she can finally be truly honest with her loved ones. This is the person she truly is!
A new beginning
When this lady hit rock bottom with her drinking, she knew the only direction to go was up. Look at her today!
Doing the work
This man didn’t like the person he had become, so he set out to change it once and for all. Look at how much happier he is!
This guy is reacting to how he looked at the worst point of his addiction. Fortunately, that is all in his past now.
This lady describes herself as a work in progress, but much happier since she achieved sobriety. She looks so much more content with life.
Living her best life
This girl learned so much about herself during her first year in sobriety. The hard work definitely paid off.
Look at this transformation!
This guy is rocking the sober life. One year later and he’s so much healthier!
It appears that this lady has a new lease on life now that she’s sober. Her smile is absolutely beaming!
Taking back control
You can see it in her face that she is more present in her life. Good for her!
Such an amazing recovery!
This woman looks like she’s totally revamped her life. She looks more in control and confident in who she is. What an amazing story of recovery.
It’s hard to believe that this is the same person. Before, she was totally out of it, and now look at how connected she is.
A fresh start
It’s always inspirational to see someone turn their life around. Check out this transformation.
Rising above it
This woman took back control of her life. You can tell that she’s on a brand new path.
A real smile
Before, she looked like she was in a dark place. Now, she’s showing the world her true smile.
This woman decided she wanted to remember events in her life, so she decided to stop drinking. Look at how amazing that turned out for her!
A force to be reckoned with
This man turned his life around for his infant son. He started eating healthy and working out isntead of binge drinking. Such a huge difference!
Making the decision
This man and his wife committed to their sobriety. He says it wasn’t easy, but he is more committed now than ever before.
Noticing the changes
This woman discusses the impacts that drinking had on her skin. Look at how she’s glowing now!
Focusing on her health
Look at the significant changes this woman made when she decided to get sober!
A new outlook
This woman not only looks healthier, but you can see it in her eyes that she has so much more peace of mind now.
A brand new man
You can tell that this guy has a new lease on life. It’s incredible what sober living can do for you.
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